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Articles Tagged Television

  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/12/13 02:16 PM,
    State-owned French radio and television broadcaster France Télévisions Publicité is one of the of the largest journalistic organizations in France, and as a member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) since 1950, one of the longest-standing. The station’s Paris studio recently installed a Renkus-Heinz loudspeaker system for its screening and presentation room.  Created by sound designer Terry Nelson of Switzerland-based Studio Equipment company, the new loudspeakers were installed by the studio’s technical director Christophe Scherrer and head of technology Toni… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, September 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/16/13 08:06 AM,
    Housed in the music pavilion at Hilversum’s Media Park, United is a full service company, providing technical and creative support for various broadcast organizations on a national and international basis. Part of the Euro Media Group since 2007, their clients include Endemol Sports and various public broadcasters. Recently the company purchased a compact Harman Studer Vista 1 all-in-one console for use on the daily Koffietijd (Coffee Time) program, broadcast by popular commercial station, RTL4. The new 32-fader desk, which was… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/15/13 01:27 PM,
    The Danish docudrama “1864” is a docudrama about the war between Denmark and Germany that occurred in 1864. It is currently being filmed at various locations in the Czech Republic and Denmark. The 22m recording of “1864” will be the foundation for both a movie and a TV-series to be released in 2014 to mark the 150th anniversary of the war. Ministi Film and Martin Saabye Andersen (sound mixer) are spearheading the project.  Andersen decided to utilize transmitters and receivers… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/30/13 07:55 AM,
    With two successful seasons to its credit, ABC’s primetime soap opera Revenge has proven itself to be a potent contender in the highly coveted and extremely competitive Sunday evening timeslot. Capturing that dialog is crucial to everything that happens on camera—and this is precisely why Lectrosonics wireless microphone technology is vital to the show’s production. Scott D. Stolz, CAS, Production Sound Mixer and owner of LA-based Good for Sound, handles the show’s location sound services. With a 3-man crew consisting… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:24 PM,
    LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using DPA miniature microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning LazyTown pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland. LazyTown is a leading and highly respected children’s entertainment brand comprising an award-winning TV series, live stage shows, sports events, publishing, and more. The LazyTown concept is entertainment for children and the whole family, dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. The TV show has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, April 26, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/26/13 01:11 PM,
    Reality TV is all the rage these days and one of the most enduring shows of this genre is Big Brother. With Big Brother Canada, a group of contestants, known as HouseGuests, are sequestered in the Big Brother House, under the surveillance of cameras and microphones. Each week, the HouseGuests vote to evict one of their own until two HouseGuests remain on finale night. The winner is decided by the last seven evicted HouseGuests, known as the Big Brother Jury.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, January 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/21/13 09:16 AM,
    Los Angeles, CA-based production sound mixer David Kelson is constantly challenged with the uncontrollable variables that come with his job, including surround noise, digital RF interference and little time for experimentation, which he overcomes with assistance from a range of Lectrosonics wireless products. Having worked in location sound for the TV and film industry since 1982, some of Kelson’s recent projects include The Walking Dead on the AMC network (American Movie Classics) and the TV movie Steel Magnolias, and he… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/18/12 02:34 PM,
    From exotic cars, jets, motorcycles, and yachts to electronics, hotels, restaurants, and more, Carlyle’s Picks provides informative recommendations of today’s top products and services. When you’re working to convey the experience of being behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or cruising aboard a luxury yacht, a huge part of the challenge is accurately capturing the sound. That’s why Carlyle Murciélago, Executive Producer for Carlyle’s Picks—a leading destination on YouTube—and Steven Aleman, principal photographer, rely on their B3 Omni Round Lavaliere… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductionMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, November 02, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/02/12 11:41 AM,
    When Discovery Channel’s MythBusters set out to test the claim that subaudible low-frequency sounds near 19 Hz can instill feelings of discomfort, dread, and even outright terror, they turned to Meyer Sound and Dr. Roger Schwenke, the company’s staff scientist and honorary MythBuster, for assistance. The episode was aired on Discovery Channel on October 28. Filming for the “fear frequency” segment took place in and around four abandoned cabins at a secluded forest resort in Northern California. To test the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/26/12 11:59 AM,
    SXS Events has selected an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system from its hire stock to manage audio requirements on the ‘Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model’ TV show. Aired in the UK on Sky Living, and internationally syndicated to over 50 million viewers, all of the sound from the live elements of the show including speech, are fed through the iLive system, which comprises an iDR-48 MixRack and iLive-T112 Control Surface. “iLive is great for shows like this… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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